The Land of Desire: A French History Podcast.

1.2% of the people on Earth will visit France in 2016. 100% of them will bring this up at parties afterwards. Will you have something to talk about? The Land of Desire is a fun, enlightening history podcast here to tell you the stories behind your favorite French cultural icons. How did the Breton shirt get its stripes? Who figured out how to eat snails? Why is haute couture so expensive? Are you supposed to eat the rind on Brie? The Land of Desire wants to take 20 minutes out of your day to tell you a story: a funny story, a surprising story, or a story to use to impress your next date. Bienvenue!

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